Tips for Setting up New Moodle Courses

The following 2 quick tips show teachers how to set up your Moodle courses easily.

Tip 1: Quick Moodle course start-up video tutorials

You can set up your Moodle course easily by uploading course materials, creating assignments and Turnitin Assignments (A plagiarism checking tool).

The following 3 videos might help you get started easily. For more advanced Moodle functions, please visit our online user-guide and online video tutorials.

Quick Moodle course start-up video tutorials  Add course content (1 minute 29 seconds) Transcript
Assignment (1 minute 53 seconds) Transcript

Tip 2: Change the layout for new courses

Moodle courses are automatically created using the topic layout, i.e. having 10 topic sections in the course by default (see Figure 1).

Figure 1: Moodle course in Topic Sections


Figure 2: Moodle course in Weekly format- This template is for teachers who want to organize the course content based on dates. The dates will be presented on the course content page in weekly format.